Casimero looks sharp and deadly as May fight with African champ draws near

Glendale G. Rosal 04/19/2023

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Former three-division world champion Johnriel “Quadro Alas” Casimero looked sharp and deadly in his latest sparring session at the Omega Boxing Gym in Mandaue City. The 34-year-old Casimero, who is also the former…

Astrolabio of Gensan to fight Moloney of Australia for WBO world bantamweight title

Glendale G. Rosal 03/31/2023

CEBU CITY, Philippines— World-rated Vincent “Asero” Astrolabio finally gets a world title shot on May 13 against former world title challenger Australian Jason Moloney for the vacant World Boxing Organization (WBO) world bantamweight title in Stockton, United…

Donaire to fight Mexican boxer for WBC world bantamweight title

Glendale G. Rosal 02/18/2023

CEBU CITY, Philippines — There is no stopping the former four-division boxing world champion Nonito “Filipino Flash” Donaire Jr. in reclaiming his boxing glory after earning another shot for a world title this year. This was after…

Gaballo to fight Thai boxer in title eliminator bout for WBC world bantamweight belt

Glendale G. Rosal 02/14/2023

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Former world title challenger Reymart “Assassin” Gaballo will likely get a chance for another world title shot after the World Boxing Council (WBC) officially ordered a world title eliminator bout against another contender…

Astrolabio to fight Puerto Rican boxer for IBF world bantamweight belt

Glendale G. Rosal 02/03/2023

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Top-ranked bantamweight contender Vincent “Asero” Astrolabio earns a shot for the vacant International Boxing Federation (IBF) world bantamweight title against Emmanuel Rodriguez of Puerto Rico. This was announced this week by the IBF,…

Naoya Inoue ready to rampage through super-bantamweight division

Agence France Presse 01/13/2023

Japan’s Naoya Inoue announced his move up to boxing’s super-bantamweight division Friday and set his sights on becoming undisputed world champion again, just one month after claiming all the bantamweight belts. The unbeaten Inoue, nicknamed “Monster”, became…

UFC 277: Amanda Nunes blasts Julianna Pena to reclaim bantamweight title

Reuters 07/31/2022

DALLAS, Texas – Amanda Nunes put on a mixed martial arts clinic to beat Julianna Pena by unanimous decision after a thrilling five-round battle in front of a crowd of 19,442 at the American Airlines Centre in…

Casimero title defense taking shape as Probellum Promotions wins bid to promote fight

Glendale G. Rosal 10/08/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines—The mandatory world title defense of three division world champion John Riel “Quadro Alas” Casimero is taking shape after the Probellum Promotions won the purse bid put up by the World Boxing Organization (WBO). This…

Donaire hits Casimero for spreading fake news, refusing to fight

Glendale G. Rosal 09/17/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The reigning World Boxing Council (WBC) world bantamweight champion Nonito “Filipino Flash” Donaire Jr. took to social media anew to debunk WBO world bantamweight champion Johnriel “Quadro Alas” Casimero’s latest tirades against him.…

Sultan rises to No.9 in WBA bantamweight rankings

Glendale G. Rosal 09/07/2021

  CEBU CITY, Philippines — Former world title challenger Jonas “Zorro” Sultan has barged into the top 10 rankings of the World Boxing Association (WBA) bantamweight division. Sultan, the 29-year old pride of Tampilisan, Zamboanga del Norte,…

Villanueva, Barriga notch confidence-boosting wins in ‘Kumbati 8 & 9’

Glendale G. Rosal 03/28/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Two-time world title challenger “King” Arthur Villanueva and Olympian Mark “Pretty Boy” Barriga earned confidence-boosting victories in Omega Pro Sports International’s one-day double-boxing event, “Kumbati 8 & 9” at the IPI compound in…

WBA, IBF champ Inoue to fight IBO champ Dasmariñas in June

Glendale G. Rosal 03/27/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines— Boxing fans from all over the world will get a different showdown than what they expected. This after, the unbeaten WBA and IBF world bantamweight champion Naoya “Monster” Inoue won’t be facing Filipino WBO…

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